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thought was connected with the taliban but was actually an fbi agent and it wasn't a real bomb. llaneza specified a spot next to the support column to bring down the entire building. >> it's scary knowing that i bank here all the time. that's scary. >> reporter: he tried to set off a fake bomb this morning and was immediately arrested. >> he just hear all that stuff from the other side of the world but now it's coming here more often that's pretty scary. >> reporter: sources tell us that llaneza is a devout muslim who thought he was doing this to honor ala. >> bank of america is america, it's symbolic. >> i don't think there's any question there's a will the of people here that want to do this type of stuff. that have this as something that they're dedicated to accomplishing. the problem is, doing it. >> reporter: we also talked with a man who runs a business inside the building and he gave us a tour saying you always count on something like this happening some where else. live in the newsroom, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this is not lleneza's first encounter. this is the
spent weeks building the phony bomb with a man he thought was a taliban operative who was, in fact, an fbi agent. tenants in the bank building were stunned. >> scary and amazing people behype the scenes are doing that stuff. and we always -- behind-the- scenes are doing that stuff. we always count on it happening to someone else. >> reporter: he converted to islam and he wanted to honor ala. >>> the department of justice says that he hoped the car bomb would trigger a right wing uprising in america and civil war. instead he is charged with attempted mass destruction. he has a criminal history one that includes a previous run in with the law. >> reporter: today's charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction was not his first encounter with the law enforcement. in april, 2011, the authorities arrested him while living in his rv outside of his father's home in san jose. santa clara prosecutors say his family asked for a mental health check and the police found a rifle with ammunition that he brought with him when he moved from arizona to san jose. he had an unusual intere
as posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan he first wanted to ban the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided that was too secure so he chose the open bank of america site. according to the fbi, five gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he also purchased cell phones and other items to be used in a triggering device. the plan was to drive the bomb with its components packed aboard an s.u.v. and detonate it in a spot to bring down the entire bank of america building. it's a plot the customers were clearly shocked to here about. >> wow. seriously? >> the fbi said the man tried making contact with a taliban operative shortly after getting out of jail on an illegal firearms charge. he was arrested at his father's san jose home. according to court documents he lived in an rv that he often parked on the front driveway. his father would not let him into the home alone in order to safeguard his younger children because of his son's history of drug use and mental health issues n april, 2011, he was arrested
with the taliban operative, but he wondered how much his mental health issues factor into the plot. >> concern that a mentally ill person might have been led into something by a government agency that maybe a person who did not suffer from these issues would not have been led into. >> and for as many mental issues that he had, he said the good news is that it appears that he did respond well to medication and treatment. so he said it's unfortunate his client is now facing federal charges. abc7 news. >>> the highway patrol is investigating a fatal accident that tied up traffic for several hours in the east bay. it happened on westbound i-80 in richmond near carlson boulevard just after 1:00 p.m. yesterday. the chp said a s.u.v. hit the center divide and rolled several times. a 23-year-old hayward man behind the wheel was killed. his 28-year-old passenger was injured. traffic, you can see there, backed up for miles as officers investigated the accident. all lanes were reopened after about three hours. the woman killed on her bike in front of at&t park yesterday morning has been identified by san
was cleared of any misconduct. in afghanistan a top taliban commander has been captured. afghan forces say they arrested muhammad. officials believe he's behind several large attacks in pakistan. raj? >> thank you, janel. new tonight at 6:00, about 200 pages of transcripts from private hearings in the chandra levy case are public. attorneys for the man convicted of her murder says the case against him is built on a lie. the pages are heavily blacked out but his lawyers will will demand a new trial. modesto intern chandra levy disappeared in washington, d.c., in 2001 while interning for gary condit. the man was convicted of killing her primarily on the testimony of a prison informant. today's records indicate prosecutors learned a year ago there was a problem with a witness and defense attorneys are outraged that prosecutors didn't share that information for months. >>> it might be hard to believe but the federal minimum wage is lower right now accounting for inflation than it was 30 years ago under president reagan. president obama would like to raise the national minimum wage to $9 an hou
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